Awards

The following awards are administered by the Department of Chemistry

Outstanding Freshman Chemist (Sponsored by Chemical Rubber Company)

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Armin Garmany and Ramin Garmany were selected as the 2015 recipients.

Outstanding Sophomore Chemist (Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

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Eric Sias was selected as the 2015 recipient.

 

Outstanding Senior Chemist (Sponsored by the American Institute of Chemists and Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

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Brian Warner and Emily Wright were selected as the 2015 recipients.

 

Outstanding Graduating Chemist (Sponsored by the Central Ohio Valley Section of the American Chemical Society)

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Isaiah Dishner was selected as the 2015 recipient.

 

Outstanding Analytical Chemist (Sponsored by the Analytical Divison of the American Chemical Society)

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Ryanne Brown was selected as the 2015 recipient.

 

Outstanding Biohemist (Sponsored by Marshall University Department of Chemistry)

The Department of Chemistry is very happy to announce the creation of a new award for outstanding performance by a biochemistry student. We look forward to using this award to recognize outstanding efforts in this field.

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Brandon Murdockwas selected as the 2015 recipient.

Hypercube Scholar, Outstanding Senior Chemist (Sponsored by Hypercube, Inc.)

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Tiffany Parker was selected as the 2015 recipient.

Alpha Chi Sigma Graduate Research Award (Sponsored by the Gamma Eta Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma)

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Eric Mendenhall was selected as the 2015 recipient.

 


Scholarships and Fellowships

The following scholarships and fellowships are awarded to students in the Department of Chemistry

The Gary Anderson Scholarship

Department faculty have named this scholarship in honor of former colleague, Dr. Gary Anderson. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and currently has a value of $500.

Brandon Murdock is the 2015 Anderson Scholar.

Alumni Sponsored School-year Undergraduate Research Experience (ASSURE)

This scholarship provides $1,000 annually to a student engaged in undergraduate research with a chemistry department faculty member.

    

Stephanie Broughman and Ben Coleman are the 2015 participants in this program.

Alumni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow

This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

    

Tyler Skidmore and Stephanie Broughman are the Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellows for 2015.

The Paul and Catherine Babb Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by Dr. Daniel Babb in memory of his parents. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major and provides $1,500 towards that student's academic expenses.

Ryanne Brown is the 2015 Babb Scholar.

The Brammer Brothers Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by three brothers who were Marshall chemistry graduates in the 1950's. It is awarded annually to a chemistry major who is a West Virginia resident. This scholarship currently has a value of $500.

Benjamin Williams is the 2015 Brammer Brothers Scholar.

William Dudley Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow

This fellowship provides a $4,000 stipend for an undergraduate student to spend full time working on a research project for the summer. It is funded by donations from our alumni.

Ben Coleman is the Roger Combs Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow for 2015.

Herbert Louis Eiselstein Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is endowed in the memory of Herbert Louis Eiselstein, a former Vice President of Technology, Research and Development at INCO alloys, by his family. It is awarded annually to a student who will also do research in the Department as part of the award. This scholarship currently has a value of $1,000.

Shane Kagen is the 2015 Eiselstein Scholar. (no photo available)

The Gamma Eta of Alpha Chi Sigma Scholarship

This endowed scholarship is administered by the Alpha Chi Sigma Educational Foundation and is awarded annually to a member of Alpha Chi Sigma based on a combination of scholarly excellence and active participation in the Gamma Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma. Members of the Fraternity may be majors in any of the chemical sciences. This scholarship currently has a value of $2,000.

Ryanne Brown is the 2015 Gamma Eta Scholar.

The Chang and Chung Kong Scholarship

Endowed by the children of former chemistry professor Chang L. Kong and his wife, the Kong scholarships provide funding for tuition, fees, and books to a student for two years. One of these scholarships is awarded each spring to a sophomore chemistry major.

Eric Sias is the 2015 Chang and Chung Kong Scholar.

Daniel P. Babb Trust Scholars

These scholarships are made possible by the Dr. Daniel Babb trust fund. His legacy extends beyond his 40 plus years of service as a faculty member of the Chemistry department which included serving as chair.

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Destiny Carte, Benjamin Coleman, Sarah Leigh Govender, Christopher Jenkins, Tyler Skidmore, Romeo Vences-Leonard, Megan Justice and Shelley Naylor, are the Daniel P. Babb Trust Scholars for 2015.

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Outstanding First Year Chemistry Student Scholars:

Throughout his career, Dr. Babb took great pride in teaching introductory chemistry classes at Marshall. To honor this legacy, the Trust and Department are pleased to be able to recognize exemplary, high achieving first year chemistry students. Justin Conte, Sean Hall, Maggie Knight, Adam Maynard and Hannah Smith. (no photo available)

 

 



2014 Scholarships and Awards Recipients

Links to Past Scholarships and Awards Recipients

 

 
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